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Xerces Society Webinars

 

The Xerces Society hosts webinars and participates in events organized by other organizations. This page lists all the upcoming topics and dates. You can also find updates on our social media and via our enewsletter.

 

Please note that we are accepting remote speaker requests! Depending upon our capacity, we can provide talks through platforms such as Zoom and Google Hangouts. Please fill out our speaker request form here.

 

We also encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel. Webinars put on by Xerces will be uploaded here after their stated calendar date, and there are many other resources available on our channel, including the Xerces Classroom Series.

October 1
1:00 PM (ET)
Webinar

Join Kelly Gill, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

October 3
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
Virtual Workshop

Join Sarah Foltz Jordan, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist with the Xerces Society, for a virtual workshop designed for woodland owners and nature lovers in Minnesota. Sarah will be leading a session on Pollinators in Your Woodlands, and Karin Jokela (Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner, with Xerces / NRCS) will be joining for a live Q/A on this same topic. Watch the pre-recorded sessions at your own convenience prior to the event, then join for live Zoom Q&A sessions with the presenters on October 3rd. 

 

Click here for more information and to register.

 

October 7
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Part 1 of a 3 Part Series
Webinar

Please join Ray Moranz and Nancy Lee Adamson of the Xerces Society along with Sudie Dave Thomas of the NRCS and Billy McCord of the SC DNR for this first webinar in a three part series focused on monarchs in the southeast. Learn about monarch biology basics (food requirements, other habitat factors, natural enemies, migration, etc.), their phenology (when to find them in the southeast), their status (how monarchs populations are doing) and what we know about habitats that best support them regionally.  

More detailed information about each webinar in this series will be posted at the Conservation Webinars site within a few weeks of each program.  Advanced registration is not required, and the webinar can be accessed here 15-30 minutes prior to the start time.  This webinar will be recorded and available after the live presentation.

 

Click here for more information. 

October 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Webinar

Join affiliates from across the country as they share their experiences helping their communities become affiliates of Bee City USA. Affiliates will share how they learned about Bee City USA, who led the effort, any challenges they faced and how they overcame them, as well as advice for maintaining an enthusiastic and engaged committee. There will be time at the end for open Q&A.

Closed captioning will be available. This webinar will be recorded and posted to our YouTube channel.

Click here for more information and to register.

October 15
6:30 - 8:30 PM (PDT)
Online Speaker Series

Join Sarah Hoyle, Pesticide Program Specialist with the Xerces Society, for a discussion of recent research on pesticide contamination of milkweed in California's Central Valley.  A research team including Xerces Society staff and scientists from University of Nevada, Reno, sampled milkweed plants from various landscapes in the Central Valley and analyzed them for pesticide residues. They found widespread contamination of milkweed at levels that could harm monarch caterpillars. Sarah will review their research and its implications for monarch conservation. To read the full article, Pesticide Contamination of Milkweeds Across the Agricultural, Urban, and Open Spaces of Low-Elevation Northern California, click here

 

Click here for more information and to register.

October 15
1:00 PM (ET)
Webinar

Join Nancy Lee Adamson, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Southeast Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

 

Click here for more information and to register.

November 5
12:00 PM (CT)
Webinar

Join Karin Jokela, Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Great Lakes Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

November 12
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Webinar

 

Join affiliates from across the country as they share their experiences helping their campuses become affiliates of Bee Campus USA. Affiliates will share how they learned about Bee Campus USA, who led the effort, any challenges they faced and how they overcame them, as well as advice for maintaining an enthusiastic and engaged committee. There will be time at the end for open Q&A.

Closed Captioning will be available. This webinar will be recorded and posted to our YouTube channel.

Click here to register and for more information.

November 19
12:00 PM (CT)
Webinar

 

Join Ray Moranz, Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist, as he takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the South Central Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

December 3
12:00 PM (CT)
Webinar

Join Sarah Hamilton Buxton, Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the North Central Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

December 17
11:00 AM MT
Webinar

 

Join Kaitlin Haase, Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Southwest Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

January 15
10:00 AM PT
Webinar

 

Join Eric Lee-Mäder, Pollinator Program Co-Director, as he takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Pacific Northwest Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

January 21
10:00 AM (PT)
Webinar

Join Jessa Kay Cruz, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the California Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.